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RATINGS: 2248   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.28/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
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A bit of backwoods pleasure without the banjo. This strong stout is brewed with a hint of coffee and vanilla then aged in oak bourbon barrels. Our process ensures that strong bourbon undertones come through in the finish in every batch we brew. We recommend decanting at room temperature and best enjoyed in a brandy snifter.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheGB (577) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 19, 2013
Pours black with a 1/4" brown head. Aroma of coffee, burnt malt and bourbon. Taste is very roasty, with burnt malt, coffee. Okay palate. Seems overly roasted to me, not a crazy amount of bourbon. And much drier than a lot of imperial stouts.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hugetaste42 (16) - - MAY 27, 2016
Extremely well balanced BA stout. No booze, awesome coffee and vanilla flavor, dangerously drinkable. I would love to have multiple cases of this beer and drink every freaking day.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikO (30) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2016
2016 edition. Strong coffee/chocolate dessert aroma, taste is same plus toffee, vanilla, oaky bourbon, burn sugar, roast coffee notes, hint pf licqorice. Thick oily mouthfeel. Ends on a strong booze burn. Great big 'ol beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
biirusaikou (2305) - - MAY 25, 2016
Bottle generously shared for breakfast by Arturo-sama! 2016 version. Rich and decadent just as I like for the style, lots of vanilla and espresso, brown sugar, cocoa, oak, just enough bourbon bite, touch of spice, dangerously smooth, nice dry finish. Perfect Saturday breakfast warmer :)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
danlo (2201) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2016
355ml bottle from Beer Gonzo. 2016 Release. Pours black with a beige foam head leaving lots of lacing and aroma of chocolate malt & coffee. Flavour is roast malty. sweetish, molasses, chocolate & coffee, woody oak, bourbon, boozy, some spicy bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, medium to full bodied, soft carbonation, dry warm boozy woody oak bitter finish. Very drinkable indeed.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhunter111 (14721) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 25, 2016
Sehr dunkel braune Farbe, mittelgroße bräunliche schaumkrone. Geruch kräftig röstmalzig, Kaffee, leicht alkoholisch. Geschmack sehr röstmalzig, Kaffeebohnen, süß, Vanille, geil.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
alkolas510 (1114) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2016
kolsvart med stort ljusbrunt skum. Doftar och smakar mycket av fatlagringen bourbon , vanilj, kaffe och choklad. Fyllig med lagom beska. Det blir inte så mycket bättre!!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
tkiley1 (5) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2016 does not count
This lovely beer was vintage, 2014 KBS bestowed upon me by a close friend. Pour thick with a beige head, aromas of tobacco, tar, leather, chocolate, raisins, coffee and liquorice. Smooth taste. no lingering bitterness perfect end to a great evening. Drank at home

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jackolan (18) - - MAY 22, 2016
From a bottle. It's all been said already. If you're lucky enough to run across it get it no matter the price. This is most certainly true.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beers0mniac (93) - Joensuu, FINLAND - MAY 22, 2016
Pitch black color with small, creamy and long lasting brown head. Aroma of roasted malts with lots of vanilla and hint of bourbon. Flavour is multi-layered mixture of all with nice bourbon notes. Well balanced. Great , great beer just amazing stuff!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
andeng (1) - SWEDEN - MAY 21, 2016 does not count
Doftar mörk choklad och espresso. Kraftig kropp med viss bitterhet. Kompenseras av balanserad sötma och viss alkohol.


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